actor: Essence Atkins

Behind Her Faith

July 21, 2020

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Behind Her Faith is a series of episodes that invite the viewer in for a vulnerable snapshot of the lives of prominent Black female celebrities who confess that a relationship with God has strengthened them through the hardships of their youth and opened doors they could never have imagined as [...]

My Other Mother

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"My Other Mother" is an inspiring film about a woman's quest to meet her real mother who had released her for adoption. Candy (short for Candice), played by Lynn Whitfield, is a morning TV host who is very demanding of those around her to the point of being annoying. She gets along well with her [...]

From This Day Forward

August 13, 2013

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Here is a story about trust in relationships, the very virtue that can last when all else fails. Patrice has to learn to trust her husband, especially since her father was unfaithful to her mother. Her husband is secretive about certain things and she doesn't know why, although the husband has her [...]

A Haunted House

January 11, 2013
Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R-rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative values. As such, we feel that we [...]

Dance Flick

May 22, 2009
Thomas Uncles (Damon Wayans, Jr.) and Megan White (Shoshana Bush) eye an upcoming dance-off after fate brings the street-wise Uncles and the beautiful White together. Unfortunately, Uncles is part of a three-men group who wind up owing the notorious Sugar Bear $5,000. The plot revolves around [...]